Ripple Effect: Make a water drop like ripple effect!
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Category - After Effects/Animation
Submitted By - Shekhar
Submitted on - 2008-04-15 11:45:38
Open good old Photoshop and create some backgroundpic with the size 320x240 for your ripple effect.
Now let's get dirty with after effects.
Put the Material we've just created in Photoshop into a new Composition (320x240, 4secs length).
Next, let's create some cheap zoom-out effect, that's accomplished with a scaling animation, here a screenshot of my keyframes. More detail...